Wilson County Will Not Discriminate

A few days ago, I mentioned that the Wilson County Fair in Lebanon, Tennessee was offering $2 off the price of admission if you brought in a church bulletin — this on a specially themed “God and Country Day” this coming Sunday. They’re now shifting their position to allow the discount to non-religious people as [Read More...]

This Must Be How Jesus Toast Gets Made

It was all a trick! I still don’t know how they get Jesus on the cat fur, though… (via The Invisible Pink Unicorn) [Read more...]

Interview with American Teen‘s Hannah Bailey

A few weeks ago, I had a chance to catch a screening of a new documentary, American Teen, a movie being called a “modern day Breakfast Club.” I loved the movie. Maybe it has something to do with having just taught at a high school similar to the one in the film, but I also [Read More...]

Protesting Against the Westboro Baptist Church

You knew the folks at Fred Phelps‘ Westboro Baptist Church wouldn’t rest for long after a fire burned down the fence and garage of their church. They made plans to go to Canada to “protest the funeral of a man beheaded on a Greyhound bus.” The daughter of the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, [Read More...]

The Two Atheist Communities

Matthew Nisbet recently wrote about the two images of atheism: Hate vs. Community. Atheists have a major image problem. There’s a reason that when people ask me what I believe I have to say with a smile: “I’m an atheist…but a friendly atheist.” For sure, atheists for a long time have been unfairly stereotyped in [Read More...]